18-22 March: European Media literacy week

The European Media Literacy Week is a new initiative by the European Commission to underline the societal importance of media literacy and promote media literacy initiatives and projects across the EU. From 18 to 22 March 2019, various events around the topic of media literacy will take place in Brussels and in Member States. Community Media has always promoted Media

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AMARC Europe at the EPRA Meeting in Edinburgh May 2017

Community media were invited by EPRA to take part in their meeting in Edinburgh 17th to 19th of May 2017 and present community media initiatives focused on media literacy. The invitation took place after lobbying by AMARC and CMFE in Dublin, and AMARC president, Michael Nicolai, President of AMARC Europe, represented community media with the support of CMFE as one of the speakers on the

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French Ministry of Education supports with the associative radios on media literacy actions

Najat Vallaud Belkacem, the French Minister of Education, has signed with the National Union of Free Radios (SNRL) a unique cooperation agreement in the world. With nearly two million daily listeners, their three thousand professional journalists, four hundred and fourteen thousand volunteer producers and presenters, the six hundred local associative radios are at the forefront in forging social ties in the regions and

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CRAOL first Media Literacy conference

On Saturday 29th March, Craol held its first Media Literacy Conference. The event focused on a number of different issues related to the importance of media literacy, including the relationship between democracy and media literacy, media ownership and the impact of media on political attitudes. The conference was chaired by Irena Cvetkovic, of Athlone Community Radio, and featured contributions from

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